Ski Areas > US Rocky Mountains > Crested Butte, Colorado



Crested Butte

  The 16 good ski lifts here will get you up the mountain well. With 1,167 acres of skiable terrain lacking skiing land won’t happen. Crested Butte has a marvelous pick of different slopes and lots of different ski lifts. Having a total of 121 ski slopes to ski on; there are ample ski slopes for every capability. Crested Butte is a mid-size ski mountain featuring an average elevation difference compared to other US Rockies ski areas. The snowboarding and the
    skiing in Colorado is so much fun all winter long. The altitude difference of 2,775 feet is phenomenal. The winter vista of the Colorado mountains and the buzz of rocketing down a slope are reason enough to come here to ski. The unbelievable
seasonal snowfall of 25 feet is one of the reasons this is such a good ski area. You may be into skiing or snowboarding, or both, doesn't matter, in this general area, you'll come across scores of ski mountains. This ski area boasts greater snowfall than the local average every season. This ski area has a much lower than average percentage of challenging runs and a much higher than average share of intermediate or beginner slopes. This is a splendid ski mountain  
for everyone with loads of green and blue slopes. Nothing beats the Colorado peaks in the winter; they are a great spot for snowboarding or skiing. This ski mountain has a splendid selection of slopes to fit all abilities; it's just not possible to get bored here. There are scores of rooms here if you want to stay for the night, but you'd better book before you go because these rooms fill up quick. Getting a bit of magnificent exercise and getting out of the house for a while have snow folks coming here.

Special features: Terrain Park, Superpipe, Kids Park, Adaptive Sports Center, Nordic skiing

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Hotels Near Crested Butte ski area, Colorado

Elevation Hotel And Spa, Crested Butte
.1 miles away
Crested Butte Mt R, Crested Butte
.2 miles away
The Grand Lodge Crested Butte Hotel And Suites, Crested Butte
.2 miles away
The Lodge At Mountaineer Square, Crested Butte
.3 miles away
Grand Lodge Crested Butte, Crested Butte
.3 miles away
WestWall Lodge, Crested Butte
.3 miles away
Purple Mountain Bed Breakfas, Crested Butte
1.8 miles away
The Ruby Of Crested Butte, Crested Butte
1.9 miles away
Cristiana Guesthaus, Crested Butte
2.3 miles away
* Distances listed are direct linear distances, actual travel distance may be different.


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 Ski Areas Near Crested Butte ski area:
Irwin Lodge, Colorado , 2 miles away
   2100 foot drop, 3 lifts, 15 runs
   100% Expert & Adv.
   0% Intermediate
   0% Beginner
Aspen Highlands, Colorado , 17 miles away
   3635 foot drop, 4 lifts, 131 runs
   52% Expert & Adv.
   30% Intermediate
   18% Beginner
Buttermilk, Colorado , 18 miles away
   2030 foot drop, 7 lifts, 41 runs
   26% Expert & Adv.
   39% Intermediate
   35% Beginner
Aspen Mountain, Colorado , 18 miles away
   3267 foot drop, 8 lifts, 76 runs
   65% Expert & Adv.
   35% Intermediate
   0% Beginner
Snowmass, Colorado , 19 miles away
   4406 foot drop, 21 lifts, 84 runs
   38% Expert & Adv.
   55% Intermediate
   7% Beginner
Sunlight Mountain, Colorado , 37 miles away
   2010 foot drop, 4 lifts, 67 runs
   25% Expert & Adv.
   55% Intermediate
   20% Beginner
Monarch, Colorado , 48 miles away
   1162 foot drop, 7 lifts, 63 runs
   58% Expert & Adv.
   28% Intermediate
   14% Beginner
Beaver Creek, Colorado , 49 miles away
   3340 foot drop, 25 lifts, 149 runs
   38% Expert & Adv.
   43% Intermediate
   19% Beginner
Ski Cooper, Colorado , 52 miles away
   1200 foot drop, 5 lifts, 26 runs
   40% Expert & Adv.
   30% Intermediate
   30% Beginner
Vail, Colorado , 57 miles away
   3450 foot drop, 31 lifts, 193 runs
   53% Expert & Adv.
   29% Intermediate
   18% Beginner
 Whitewater Near Crested Butte ski area:
East River, Gunnison County , 3 miles away, Class IV - 0.75 miles long (Gothic Bridge to above Stupid Falls)
Oh Be Joyful Creek, Gunnison County , 6 miles away, Class V - 1 miles long (Ankle Breaker to Beaver Ponds)
Slate River, Gunnison County , 7 miles away, Class V - 2 miles long (Beaver Ponds to Oh Be Joyful Campground)
 Trails Near Crested Butte ski area:
Trail Riders Trail, Gunnison , 5 miles away
Granite Basin Trail, Gunnison , 10 miles away
Lowline Trail, Gunnison , 13 miles away
 National Parks Near Crested Butte ski area:
Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park, Gunnison - CO , 34 miles away
Curecanti National Recreation Area, Gunnison - CO , 34 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Crested Butte ski area:
Crested Butte Country Club, Crested Butte , 2 miles away
Snowmass Golf Course, Snowmass Village , 18 miles away
Aspen Golf & Tennis Club, Aspen , 18 miles away

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